A minor earthquake magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 98 km N of Loiza, Puerto Rico (61 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/03/18 / 2018-03-21 18:14:48 / March 21, 2018 @ 6:14 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 74 km (46 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.7793 West, latitude 19.3195 North, depth = 74 km. Id of earthquake: pr2018080008. Event ids that are associated: pr2018080008. The 3.34-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:14:48 / 2:14 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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